MITCHELL – Lawrence “Bono” Hoggatt, 87, 1224 West Warren Street, Mitchell, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2007, at White River Lodge, Bedford.
Born April 11, 1920, in Joliet, Illinois, he was the son of Albert and Violet (Neideffer) Hoggatt. He married Evelyn Scott August 13, 1938.
He retired from Lehigh Portland Cement Company in 1982 with 36 years of service.
He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II, received an EAME ribbon with two bronze stars and a Purple Heart Medal. He was a member of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250.
Evelyn Hoggatt, Mitchell
Dean Hoggatt and wife, Christy, Bradenton, Florida
Kaleb and Savannah Hoggatt
His parents preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, August 18, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Pastor Ronnie McLain officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Friday and from noon until the service on Saturday at the funeral home.